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Contact Lens Complications: Etiology, Pathogenesis, Prevention, Therapy (Hardback)
  • Contact Lens Complications: Etiology, Pathogenesis, Prevention, Therapy (Hardback)

Contact Lens Complications: Etiology, Pathogenesis, Prevention, Therapy (Hardback)

Hardback 224 Pages / Published: 18/06/2003
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A widely popular option for vision correction, contact lenses are also
useful for the treatment of many serious optical disorders. Like any therapeutic
tool, however, they have both positive and negative effects, and a variety of
complications can result from their use. Diagnosing and treating these
complications and injuries - which sometimes mimic eye diseases - can be

Drawing on more than 25 years of knowledge and experience, Contact Lens Complications is the first text to provide a practical, comprehensive overview
of the eye injuries caused by wearing contact lenses.

This book is filled with
hundreds of outstanding, full-color illustrations of problems associated with
contact lenses, including eyelid lesions, eye tears, hygiene complications, and
lens accidents. You will learn how to confidently manage these problems and
effectively distinguish them from common ophthalmic diseases.

Additionally, the
book covers: treatment guidelines; patient examination and counseling; types of
contact lenses available today; common lens fitting and wearing problems; and
much more!

More than 450 exquisite color photographs and
illustrations to facilitate quick injury/disease diagnosisMeticulous, step-by-step techniques for eye
examinationEasy-to-understand terminology, even to those new to
contact lens patient careClear and concise disease prevention guidelines
Practical patient management tips

Contact Lens Complications gives medical
professionals factual, clear, current information on the injuries and
complications caused by wearing contact lenses. Essential for anyone involved in
vision care, this authoritative and eminently practical work is certain to
become a key resource in the field.

Publisher: Thieme Publishing Group
ISBN: 9783131277916
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 941 g
Dimensions: 194 x 270 x 15 mm

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